Recent Awards

In FY 2020, Brandeis University attracted $63 million in outside funding to support research. Following is a list of recent awards received by Brandeis University scholars.
Excavator Covid: Extracting Events and Relations from Multilingual Text for Temporal and Causal Analysis for COVID-19 (BBN No. P20144)

Total Anticipated Award: $286,174

Principal Investigator: Nianwen Xue, Computer Science

Sponsor: Raytheon

Collaborative Research: Unified Field Theory of Soft Amorphous Solids

Total Anticipated Award: $159,066

Principal Investigator: Bulbul Chakraborty, Physics

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Enzyme-Instructed Self-Assembly for Anticancer Nanomedicine

Total Anticipated Award: $2,005,530

Principal Investigator: Bing Xu, Chemistry

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

The DemScore Project

Total Anticipated Award: $69,993

Principal Investigator: Steven Wilson, Politics

Sponsor: University of Gothenberg

Research on Economic Vulnerability in the Jewish Community of Greater Pittsburgh

Total Anticipated Award: $18,631

Principal Investigator: Fern Chertok, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Machine Learning as a Countermeasure to Spatial Disorientation in a Spaceflight Analog Environment

Total Anticipated Award: $150,000

Principal Investigator: Vivekanand Vimal, Paul DiZio, and Pengyu Hong, Psychology

Sponsor: Baylor College of Medicine

Exploring a Role for Experience-Dependent Alternative Splicing in the Regulation of Behavioral Plasticity

Total Anticipated Award: $100,000

Principal Investigator: Piali Sengupta, Biology

Sponsor:  "Harvard/MIT Joint Research Grants Program in Basic Neuroscience"

MIP: GlycoMIP - Automating the Synthesis of Rationally Designed Glycomaterials

Total Anticipated Award: $829,988

Principal Investigator: Pengyu Hong, Computer Science

Sponsor: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Exploring the Mechanisms of Semaphorin/Plexi-Mediated Synapse Formation in the Intact Hippocampus

Total Anticipated Award: $64,329

Principal Investigator: Susannah Adel, Biology

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health